Honor personal heroes for Women's History Month.
Celebrate Women's History Month by encouraging students to write about women who have affected their lives.
- Explore with students the Web site Women
Who Left Their Stamp on History to learn about women who have changed or influenced history. Discuss with students
what qualities made those women successful.
- Invite students either to read a short story from My
Hero Stories or watch a video from My
Hero Short Film Festival.
- Discuss with students the qualities that define a hero.
You might want to have younger students complete and discuss the What
Makes a Hero? and Who Are Your Heroes? worksheets instead of
completing steps two and three above.
- Invite each student to interview and write about a woman he or she knows and admires. Provide students with such
- Have students write biographies of the women they've interviewed. Students might use the following resources to
create their biographies:
- Display completed biographies on a classroom bulletin board titled My Hero! You also might want to display students'
biographies on a Web site created using The
Educator eCreate Program.
You can find more women's history resources at Education World's special theme page Celebrate Women's History Month.
MORE MARCH THEMES
- St. Patrick's Day
- Ides of March
For more information about March's special days and themes, visit the Education World special theme page March Into Spring.
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